Ranger boys win state Nordic title

The Forest Lake boys returned to the top of the podium at the state Nordic skiing meet Thursday, Feb. 13, at Giants Ridge in Biwabik. Coach Deno Johnson’s squad scored 380 points and eased to a 29-point margin of victory over runner-up St. Louis Park. Duluth East placed third.

It was the program’s first title since winning state four out of five years from 2005-2009.

Junior Leo Hipp placed third individually to lead the Rangers. Rocci Wohlk took seventh in the girls’ race.

Look for complete coverage in next week’s Forest Lake Times.